IGD Awards 2018 Finalists

Business Transformation

  • CHEP UK: Transformation
  • Greencore: Manufacturing Excellence programme
  • Halewood: Wines & Spirits
  • KP Snacks: Creating more happy snacking moments
  • Aldi: Project Fresh

Digital Commerce

  • Foodmaestro
  • Ubamarket.com
  • Ocado: Regulars
  • RNF: Customer Engagement Platform
  • Unilever: "Simple" Chat Bot
  • Whisk

Food-to-Go Operator of the Year

  • Burger King
  • Caffe Nero
  • Costa
  • Greggs
  • KFC
  • McDonalds
  • Pret A Manger
  • Starbucks
  • Subway

Online Retailer of the Year

  • Amazon.co.uk
  • Asda.com
  • Iceland.co.uk
  • Marksandspencer.com
  • Morrisons.com
  • Ocado.com
  • Sainsburys.co.uk
  • Tesco.com
  • Waitrose.com

Retailer of the Year

  • Aldi
  • Asda
  • Co-op
  • Iceland
  • Lidl
  • M&S
  • Morrisons
  • Sainsbury's
  • Tesco
  • Waitrose

Shopper Activation Excellence

  • Colgate: 123 Smile
  • Graze: Supporting Race for Life in Tesco
  • You Beauty!: Sainsbury's Beauty Awards 2017
  • Nestlé: Nescafe Original Cheeky Mug ASDA
  • Godiva: Activation in Sainsbury's
  • Persil: Powergems in ASDA

Shopper Insight

  • Coca-Cola European Partners: Morrisons Soft Drinks Reset
  • Diageo: Winning in shoppable content
  • Mars Wrigley Confectionery & Lobster
  • Musgrave: Centra Shoppers & Redefining Convenience
  • SlimFast: Advanced Vitality
  • Midcounties Co-operative Food

Small Business

  • Boka Food: Cereal Bars
  • Hana Group
  • Kiddylicious
  • Mr Lee's Pure Foods Co: Healthier Convenience Food Solutions
  • Childs Farm
  • WOW Food & Drinks

Store of the Year

  • Albert Heijn, Netherlands
  • Alibaba's Hema, China
  • Morrisons, St Ives, UK
  • Target, Minneapolis, USA
  • Walmart Omnichannel, Tlalnepantla, Mexico City, Mexico

Small Store of the Year

  • Amazon Go, USA
  • Battersea General Store, UK
  • FamilyMart, Japan
  • Fresh the Good Food Market, Ireland
  • SPAR, Utrecht, Netherlands

Supply Chain Excellence

  • Heineken: Weather impact on Demand of Cider and Beer
  • Lactalis Mclelland: Distribution Network
  • Metro AG: Supplier Collaboration Tool
  • P&G: UK customer-centric Synchronization programme
  • SPAR China & Coca Cola: Modernising the Supply Chain
  • Unilever: Invest for Success in Brilliant Execution



  • Nestlé: Academy Campus Team Initiative
  • Tesco: Future Farmer Foundation
  • Thatchers Cider: Future Talent

John Sainsbury's Learning & Development

  • Greencore: The Line Manager Framework
  • New ERA PR: Women in Wholesale
  • SuperValu Food: Leadership & Service Excellence Programme
  • Tesco: Supplier Representative Forum

Employee Wellbeing

  • Mondelēz International:Boost Wellbeing Programme
  • ESS Food OPS and Nutrition Team, Compass Group UK & Ireland: Defence Weight Management And Reconditioning Thrive Programme
  • Heineken: Race to the Tower
  • Musgrave: Be Well Work Well
  • The Cake Crew Ltd: Multi Lingual Environment

Leading Edge

  • Carl Murphy: Healthcare FSDU, changing Healthcare in Convenience
  • Kate Vlietstra: Successful creation and implementation of ecommerce strategy
  • Marta Lopes: Media success in FMCG


Health & Wellness

  • Centra: Live Well
  • Nestlé UK and Ireland: Contributing to a healthier future
  • Sweetpea Pantry: Feel Good Range
  • The Walt Disney Company: Healthy Living

Sustainable Futures

  • Coca-Cola European Partners: Sustainability Action Plan & trial with the University of Reading
  • Arla: R500 Programme
  • Co-op: Project Closed Loop
  • East of England Co-op: Guide to Dating
  • Aldi: Sustainable Futures
  • Tideford Organics: Turning the Tide with the UK's first organic vegan range


The Grocer Cup

This award recognises the leader who has inspired his or her team to achieve remarkable results over the past year. Readers of The Grocer magazine vote for the winner – a senior industry figure – from a shortlist.

IGD President's Cup

IGD’s President’s Cup is presented to an IGD member company that has played a significant role in helping us achieve our objectives over the past year.

IGD Lifetime Achievement

IGD’s Lifetime Achievement award rewards long-term dedication and commitment across all levels of our industry.

Our Board of Trustees recognises the inspirational individual who has achieved something exceptional for our industry.

See the judges here

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